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History comes to Zambia using back door

QUARTER FINALS SWAP WITH KNOCKOUT STAGE … IN KOREA…   By Mobotu Nalishiwa =============================================== 1988 – Germany defeated Zambia in quarter finals – Korea 2017 – Zambia Defeat Germany in knock out stage – Korea 1998 – Zambia Defeated Italy in knock out stage – Korea 2017 – Italy Defeat Zambia in quarter finals – […]

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Italy ends Zambia’s fairy-tale run at U-20 World Cup

Luca Video struck in the second half of extra-time to send 10-man Italy through to the semifinals of the FIFA under-20 World Cup via 3-2 victory over Zambia in an enthralling match played in Suwon. The Azzurini showed remarkable resilience, twice coming from behind to level the scores and force the match into extra-time despite […]

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FIFA reject Italian Coach’s request to test ages of players

Football governing body Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has rejected a request made by Italian U-20 coach Alberigo Ivan to take all players to MRI tests before the kick off of quarter finals. Alberigo yesterday wrote to organisers to scrutinize the process, claiming that some players, more especially from Zambia, Portugal and USA, are […]

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Zambia junior tennis players will be looking to excel at the annual Love-40 sponsored Junior Championships, which  gets under way on Saturday in Mufulira. Several clubs from around the country will be represented in the annual competition which has attracted 100 entries in the Under 10,12, 14, 16 and 18 age groups for both boys […]

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Zambia play Italy in World Cup quarterfinal

Zambia will play Italy in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.   This follows Italy beating France 2-1 today in the knock-out game.   Yesterday, the Junior Chipolopolo beat the highly rated Germany 4-3 during a knock-out match in extra-time to qualify for the first time to the quarterfinal of […]

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Commentator at World Cup calls Zambia  “a poverty stricken and AIDS ravaged country”

Commentator Steve Banyard on Wednesday used derogatory remarks on  Zambia while running commentaries in the knock-out game between Zambia and Germany at the Under-20 World Cup. Banyard described the Zambian team as coming from “a poverty stricken and AIDS ravaged country.” Zambians are wondering on how an old experienced respected soccer commentator out of all things […]

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U-20 World Cup: Zambia storm historic quarterfinals, beat Germany

The Zambia U-20 Men’s Football National Team stormed the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup in Korea by sweeping aside powerhouse Germany in a seven goal thriller that saw the African champions emerge 4-3 winners. Germany went ahead in the 36th minute when Philip Ochs rocketed home a free kick that gave Mangani Banda in […]

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Germany Coach predicts a tough fixture against Zambia

Germany coach Guido Streichsbier rates his team’s chances of beating Zambia at the Fifa Under-20 World Cup as no better than 50-50. The BBC reports that the Germans face the African champions in Jeju on Wednesday with a quarter-final place at stake. After an evening training session on Monday, Streichsbier predicted a tough fixture against […]

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Nigerian prophet says Zambia will beat Germany only if…

Controversial Nigerian prophet, Isaac Amata has prophesied that Zambia under 20 will win the game against German only if….. See his post below: “I HAVE NEVER PROPHESIED ON FOOTBALL EVER!…ZAMBIA MUST FAST AND PRAY ABOUT THE REFEREE AGAINST GERMANY AND ZAMBIA ROUND OF 16 MARCH TO GO FAR!”… PROPHET ISAAC AMATA… MAY 29,2017. Zambia is […]

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Analysis: Zambia versus Germany

The Junior Chipolopolo or Zambia Under -20 will this Wednesday, May 31, 2017 play Germany in the World Cup Second Round of 16 Nations at the Jeju stadium at 13:00hrs Zambian time. Roy Manchishi in the article below looks into this game: This will be a crunch match for Zambia. Coach Chambeshi remembers very well […]

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